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Covent Garden, London

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Head to Covent Garden for one of London's liveliest street scenes. A former covered vegetable garden, the area now offers a collection of cafes, restaurants, and shops. You'll find a global range of cuisines, from Japanese and Indian to French and British, and diverse shops offering various clothing styles, art, gourmet foodstuffs, and much more. Even if you're not hungry or interested in shopping, you can still find plenty of entertainment from the street performers. Watch magicians execute their tricks as buskers' songs fill the air. Before heading off, be sure to snap a few photos of the Royal Opera House's detailed facade. Theatergoers fill the area in the evening, but you'll likely find it bustling no matter when you visit. Add Covent Garden and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London online trip maker.
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  • nice market , graet shops good for an afternoon outing. From my experience beware of working pickpockets and do not use the ATM at the Nat Bank building. Crooks using card skimmer and hidden...  more »
  • I've been going here since I was a toddler as Im a londoner. It's a lovely area-of course you must walk around and spend an afternoon in the piazza if you're visiting London.  more »
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